GBTA CEO Solombrino Insults Colorado’s Governor, Tells Staff They’ll Be Fired If They Publicly Discuss Apparently Foiled November Convention Plan

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[UPDATE, July 10, 2020: GBTA officially cancelled its 2020 convention, which had been rescheduled for November in Denver. The next convention is scheduled July 17-21, 2021, in Orlando.]

Amid dwindling chances of holding this year’s Global Business Travel Association convention in Denver after it was rescheduled from August to November due to the pandemic, GBTA CEO Scott Solombrino lashed out at the governor of Colorado in a rambling and boastful June 7 staff email . . .

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Jay Campbell

Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.
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